The Antikythera Method marks the return of multi-instrumentalists Chris Fournier and Tobe London collaborating as Centric Jones. Expect more ethereal and atmospheric melodic progressive rock.
The Antikythera Method finds Fournier and London in familiar territory. The compositions are largely layers of synthesizers, sampling, and programming buoyed by drums. Accents include some acoustic guitar and airy female vocals from Laurie Larson, which are as spacey as the music. You get some guitar chops, and even lead guitar work. But it's mostly overwhelmed by the former, and you might even miss it completely if not listening attentively. It's notable on three of the best cuts here: the title track, All For One, and Boomer.
Largely then The Antikythera Method is atmospheric old school melodic prog. If you like the latest Frames or A Liquid Landscape, you might enjoy this. It's definitely more interesting than the latter's latest effort. I'm sure it would be perfect for playing in a New Age bookstore or for atmosphere the grass eaters at a vegan convention. Otherwise, recommended.
Largely, Centric Jones' The Antikythera Method is atmospheric old school melodic prog rock, at times wistful, elusive, and engaging.
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